G20 Summit: Donald Trump praises Angela Merkel for 'fantastic' conclave despite protests

Hamburg: US president Donald Trump on Saturday praised German chancellor Angela Merkel for the "fantastic job" organising the G20 summit, despite violent protests that blocked his wife Melania for hours.

US president Donald Trump, left, talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 Summit in Hamburg. AP

US president Donald Trump, left, talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 Summit in Hamburg. AP

Merkel organised the summit "so professionally and without much interruption despite a few people (who) seemed to follow your G20s around," said Trump, telling Merkel that she has "been amazing and done a fantastic job".


Published Date: Jul 08, 2017 02:41 pm | Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 02:41 pm


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